Product Applications

  • The sizes of tanks covered in this Approval range in diameter from 15-60ft and in height from 12-40ft. The roofs are designed to withstand a live load (snow load) of 15psf (0.75kNm-2) and the tank shell designed to withstand a wind load of 100mph in a non-seismic zone (FM Approvals Earthquake Zone > 500). The […]

  • Butyl and EPDM liners have been used in water storage tanks since the mid 60’s, and have a proven record of long service life. However, to ensure maximum service life, special attention must be given to the use of chlorines for sterilization of the water. Download

  • LPCB Type Ae and FM approved fire sprinkler tanks as manufactured by CST Vulcan incorporate a rubber liner manufactured from material generally known as EPDM. This material is not WRC approved for use with potable water. A BUTYL rubber liner manufactured from material that has received WRC approval (BS6920) and is listed by the Water […]

  • Aluminum made tremendous advances as a structural construction material in the last thirty years. To understand the reasons why, it is necessary to develop an appreciation for the basic fundamentals that make it so well suited for many construction applications. Download

  • This Technical Bulletin provides a detailed background and description of Engineered Storage Product Company’s (ESPC) 1100 volt DC Dry Holiday Testing (Discontinuity Detection) for glass-fused-to-steel panels. These panels are used in Aquastore liquid storage tanks in the municipal and industrial market segments. Although Section 12.9 of ANSI/AWWA D103-09 by reference to ASTM D1562-01 Test Method […]

  • Recently, some marketing messages have been circulated indicating that the use of Life Cycle Cost (LCC) analysis tools to justify the long-tem savings of purchasing an Aquastore glass-fused-to-steel tank are “invalid.” The question concerning Aquastore’s lowest lifetime cost of ownership stems from a competitor’s statement that “this review (LCC) is not credible and is designed […]

  • A premium tank coating technology that does not deteriorate and never needs repainting continues to “raise the bar” in municipal and industrial liquid storage application standards, says Chris Price, Vice President of Engineering Services at Engineered Storage Products Systems (ESPC) in DeKalb, Illinois, manufacturer of Aquastore® glass-fused-to-steel storage tanks. At ESPC, Price is responsible for […]

  • AQUASTORE Tank Service Life Bulletin When conducting a life cycle cost (LCC) analysis for a storage tank, estimating the life expectancy of the tank is very important. Life expectancy affects the period of evaluation, salvage value and ultimately the total life cycle cost. There are several different ways of reliably estimating tank life. A recent […]

  • CST Storage (CST) has supported the frac market for decades, and our success in storing frac materials cannot be matched by any other tank company. However, the frac industry is growing, and the need for storage has prompted many less experienced tank builders to build inadequate tanks for a quick profit. Manufactured in ISO certified […]

  • CST Storage (CST) has supported the frac market for decades, and our success in storing frac materials cannot be matched by any other tank company. However, the frac industry is growing, and the need for storage has prompted many less experienced tank builders to build inadequate tanks for a quick profit. Manufactured in ISO certified […]

  • UNRIVALED EXPERIENCE: With over 120 years of history, CST is the firmly established leader in bolted and factory-welded steel tanks. Offering the best and longest lasting coatings for fire protection storage – HydroTec® Trico-Bond EP® epoxy and Aquastore® Vitrium™ glass-fused-to-steel – we have proven experience in designing solutions that meet your requirements. Download

  • A Better Choice for your Mobile Temporary Storage Needs – CST Storage is your source for an engineered mobile storage system with structural integrity – grounded in approved design standards – all at a comparable cost to existing options. Download